World Aquaculture Society Calendar of Events

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May 2020
Location: Busan, South Korea
The 19th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding (ISFNF) will be held in Busan, Republic of Korea, from May 31 to June 5, 2020. The ISFNF is the premier international forum for researchers, academics and industry leaders engaged with the nutrition and feeding of aquatic animals. Here, you will be able to discuss share and to build networks for new technologies, techniques and topics within the aquaculture industry. Busan is not only the second largest city in the country and a major international shipping hub, but also home to a renowned culinary scene, flourishing fishery industry, endless hiking trails and a dynamic life. We invite you to ISFNF 2020 BUSAN and look forward to seeing you there in 2020.
August 2020
Location: St. John's Convention Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
The World Aquaculture Society (WAS), Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC) and Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) are excited to co-host this world class, international event; surely to be the largest aquaculture conference and trade show in Canadian history.

The conference will feature hundreds of world class speakers and delegates from around the globe on the science, technology, business and social aspects of aquaculture. St. John's is located on the most eastern edge of North America, is Canada's oldest European settlement, and the region is home to some of the most ecologically interesting areas in the World. Nearby UNESCO heritage sites and wildlife and nature conservancies make for exciting daily excursions. Historic and archival locations (one of the 4 corners of the Earth, Viking Settlements, etc.) are within 2 day excursions. This city, famous for its hospitality, music and culinary experiences is a quick trip across the Atlantic from Europe, and easily accessible from all other parts of North America, and the globe, by air. St. John's is also home to internationally recognized centres in aquaculture and fisheries science, with Memorial University's Fisheries and Marine Institute and Faculty of Science leading the way.

Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020 is the place to learn about the latest in aquaculture, see the newest technology in the trade show, and have a great time in the many fantastic restaurants and entertainment sites that St. John's and Newfoundland and Labrador have to offer.
September 2020
Location: Guayaquil, Ecuador
LACQUA20 will be the 2020 Annual meeting of the Latin American & Caribbean Chapter of WAS. Fol- lowing upon the previous successful LACQUA meet- ings, LACQUA20 will bring international attention to the aquaculture industry of Ecuador as it will be held along with the XXI Congreso Ecuatoriano de Acuicultura. LACQUA20 will take place in Guayaquil, Ecuador. It is the second biggest city in the country. Ecuador's aquaculture is characterized by shrimp crops, being the largest shrimp exporter in the continent. Other species found in the country are tilapia, in the Andean region, trout and in the Amazon region, Cachama, Sabalo and Paiche.
Location: Clayton Springs, Cork, Ireland
The International annual event Aquaculture Europe 2020 organised by the European Aquaculture Society will be held in Cork,Ireland. After the successful event in Berlin last year, we invite you all to Ireland.
October 2020
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
The 6th International Conference on Agriculture & Fisheries; Systems & Technology 2020 which will be held on 19-20 October 2020. AgriFish2020 is based on the theme “Sustainability Synergies in the Age of Agroecology”. This gathering will cover the innovative methods, up-to-date techniques and new research systems, developments and the newest updates in Agriculture, Aquaculture, Fisheries, Marine Biology, Animal sciences. We welcome individual paper presentations, panel sessions, round table discussions, performances, short films and posters. Your presentation in AgriFish2020 may be under the following categories: ? Original research papers ? Published articles ? Dissertation/PhD thesis ? Research abstracts ? Project reports ? Ongoing research
November 2020
Location: Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA
The annual international conference and trade fair on Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) technology.
Location: Alexandria Egypt
The venue will be the famous Bibliotheca Alexandrina, one of the most fascinating touristic and cultural attractions in the world. The conference offers a great opportunity for aquaculture researchers, practitioners, decision makers and other stake holders to meet, network and discuss all aspects of aquaculture in Africa. Exhibitors from all over the globe are expected to exhibit their products in the amazing exhibition Center. Visits to the most famous touristic attractions in Egypt will be arranged. Special excursionary visits will also be arranged to nearby fish farms, fish feed mills and local research facilities. Be sure to schedule time for this unique scientific, business and social event.
December 2020
Location: Singapore
WORLD AQUACULTURE 2020 will be held in Singapore with involvement from countries throughout the Asian-Pacific region and around the world. Aquaculture is rapidly growing in the Asian-Pacific region and increasingly being integrated into the Singapore food systems; therefore 2020 is the perfect time for the world aquaculture community to focus on Singapore.

A major international trade show at WORLD AQUACULTURE 2020 is the place to learn about the latest aquaculture technologies presented by exhibitors from around the world.
February 2021
Location: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas, USA
AA2021 returns to one of the favorite tourist spots in the world for the only major national aquaculture conference and exposition held in the US. The US Aquaculture Society (Formerly US Chapter of WAS) joins with National Aquaculture Association and the Aquaculture Suppliers Association to produce the annual Aquaculture America meetings. These sponsors are joined by the annual meetings of Aquacultural Engineering Society, US Trout Farmers Association and many more associations to make Aquaculture America 2021 the one meeting in the US that you don't want to miss!
Location: Town & Country Resort & Convention Center , San Diego, California USA
Triennial Int’l Annual Conference & Exposition with WAS, Fish Culture Section, AFS, National Shellfisheries Association, U.S. Aquaculture Society, National Aquaculture Association and Aquaculture Suppliers Association
Location: Marriott New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana USA
Int’l Annual Conference & Exposition with U.S. Chapter, WAS, National Aquaculture Association and U.S. Suppliers Association
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